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Video – Lamps by Nao Tamura, Zaha Hadid and John Pawson

an etherial video featuring creative lamps by some of the top global designers. m. “Lamps by Nao Tamura that look like fishing floats are shown alongside lighting by Zaha Hadid and John Pawson in this movie, filmed for British company Wonderglass in Milan earlier this month.”

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Video – Curator: Collect. Organise. Present.

terrific ipad app for designers. check it out after the jump! m. Curator is the No.1 tool for the creative process. From the first fragment of an idea to presentation. Simple, fast, powerful. Collect Ideas start with fragments. Collect and see your notes regardless of whether they are websites, images or text. Organise thinking, refine ideas, juxtapose to tell a …

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Video – Breaking The Surface: Interactive Kinetic Sculpture

fantastic! m. | *press release + A collaboration between ctrl+n , Scandinavian Design Group, INTEK and Abida. “my approach to design is ironically both strong and soft, with this pavilion I have expressed a strong and informative form but simultaneously created a soft and comfortable series of spaces for people to experience,’ said project architect johnathon little of ctrl+N. ‘the …

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Video – Building Blocks: How Project Ara is reinventing the Smartphone

i’m an apple user but this is a rather intriguing modular design by google. m. A handful of Google engineers and designers are building a phone the DARPA way. At ATAP (Google’s Advanced Technologies and Products (ATAP) group), simple things like Lego blocks represent ridiculously complex ideas. This tiny group of engineers and designers has given itself the task of …

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Video – Paris Housing by Vous Êtes Ici

excellent video of a well-designed, partial-prefab, eco-design going up in paris. bravo! m. The six-storey building was designed by Vous Êtes Ici Architectes to provide 11 social housing units beside a school in the 5th Arrondissement of the French capital, on a site previously occupied by a low-rise warehouse. Rather than building across the entire site, the architects developed an …

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Video – Landscape Abbreviated by Nova Jiang

stellar kinetic installation! m. New York artist Nova Jiang has created a mechanical maze that rearranges itself as you move through it. Called Landscape Abbreviated, it comprises moss-filled planters hooked up to sensors and motors that constantly reconfigure the maze but ensure it’s always possible to solve. The project was commissioned by the Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space, where it …

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Video – Sky by Philip Bloom

awesome time-lapse video! m. Filmed in Dubai over 5 days and nights. Shot on the Canon 7D, 2x5DmkII and one Panasonic GF1 Dedicated to Sky Vassar who died recently at a tragically young age. Please read my blog for BTS info. philipbloom.co.uk/2010/01/24/sky/ Thanks to Media Prima and Talkabout Media Music is from “The Fountain” by Clint Mansell

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Video – Iris Grace: A Portrait of an Artist

amazing work by an amazing autistic child. m. Paintings by Iris Grace, a 5 year old with an extraordinary talent to express herself through painting. She is Autistic and is only just starting to talk but is able to paint in a style far beyond her years. We wanted to share her art to raise awareness of her condition and …

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Video – Primary from Flynn Talbot

terrific light and space work! m. RGB (red, green, blue) are the three primary colours of light. These three colours have informed the shape of the three sided form and the use of three separate light sources. The Primary installation explores the colour mixing of light as it illuminates a wall mounted cardboard structure. The wall mounted sculpture has been …

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Video – 2100° / 451° from Etsuko Ichikawa

lovely work from the tokyo born artist who now resides in seattle. she exhibited in a gallery named SOIL that was next to my gallery in seattle in 2005-06. sharp work! m. 2100° / 451° is a short film capturing how Etsuko Ichikawa creates her signature series “Glass Pyrograph”, drawings made from the fire and smoke of hot, molten glass, …

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Video – Jaws Hawaii by Lamkalaniprince

one of the best breaks! makes me want to grab my board and move back to hawaii asap! m. JAWS Winter 2014! Stoked I got to film this massive swell at Peahi Jaws! All footage was taken with Gopro Hero3+. Music: Zack Hemsey ‘See What Ive Become’

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Video – Frozen Motion from Red Bull Photography

as they say, it takes two to tango! terrific boarding and uber creative photography! m. Samo Vidic’s inspiration has brought a new and unique perspective to snowboarding photography. For more information, visit: redbullphotography.com/projects/frozen-motion/ Photographer: Samo Vidic / samovidic.com Video: Andro Kajzer, Jure Nierdorfer Video Lighting: Candela lightening, Robert Oberc, Jure Jelovcan BTS Photographer: Marcel Lammerhirt